Gentamicin Uterine Infusion
» Gentamicin Uterine Infusion is a sterile solution of Gentamicin Sulfate in Water for Injection. It contains not less than 90.0 percent and not more than 125.0 percent of the labeled amount of gentamicin. It may contain suitable buffers, preservatives, and sequestering agents.
Packaging and storage— Preserve in single-dose or multiple-dose containers, preferably of Type I glass.
Labeling— Label Uterine Infusion to indicate that it is for veterinary use only. The label states that it must be diluted with 0.9% Sodium Chloride Irrigation before aseptic uterine infusion.
USP Reference standards 11
USP Gentamicin Sulfate RS Click to View Structure
Identification— It responds to the Identification test under Gentamicin Injection, Uterine Infusion being used instead of Injection.
Sterility 71 It meets the requirements when tested as directed for Membrane Filtration under Test for Sterility of the Product to be Examined.
pH 791: between 3.0 and 5.5.
Assay— Proceed as directed for gentamicin under Antibiotics—Microbial Assays 81, using an accurately measured volume of Uterine Infusion diluted quantitatively and stepwise with Buffer No. 3 to yield a Test Dilution having a concentration assumed to be equal to the median dose level of the Standard (0.1 µg of gentamicin per mL).
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